Telangana State & District Monitoring Committee Cable Television Network


Telangana state with GO 181 and 182 Government of India suggested that the District and the State Level Monitoring Committees to be constituted to appreciate the importance of their role and activate the mechanism to enforce the provisions of the Cable Television Network (Regulation) Act, 1955, and rules framed therein, and directed the State Government to constitute a Monitoring Committee at State Level and at District Level, for effective implementation of Cable Television Network (Regulation) Act, and Rules.

2. Government, therefore, hereby constitute the State Level Committee for effective implementation of the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, with the following Members and the senior most Prl.Secretary below shall preside over the meeting:

Telangana Level Monitoring Committee

i. The Principal Secretary to Government, Revenue(CT & Ex.) Department

ii. The Principal Secretary to Government, Home Department

iii. The Secretary to Government, Information & Public Relations Department

iv. Director, Doordarshan Kendra, Hyderabad

v. Commissioner (Information & Public Relations) Department, Telangana State, Hyderabad.

vi. Commissioner, Commercial Taxes, Telangana State, Hyderabad.

3. The functions of the State Level Monitoring Committee are as follows:-

i. To see whether District/Local Committees have been formed and meeting regularly.

ii. To see whether the Authorised Officers are effectively performing their duties.

iii. To see how many cases are handled by them and what decisions are arrived at.

iv. To give suggestion/guidance to District/Local Level Committee.

v. To take decision on the matters referred to it by District/Local Level Committee.

vi. To collect data/information from District/Local Level Committee and forward it to secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting Government of India.

vii. To recommend action and forward complaints against satellite channels (National Channels) to the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting through the Chief Secretary of the State in cases of violation of Government of
India’s orders on the Programme and Advertising Codes.

viii. To see that the respect, dignity and self-esteem of Children & Women and other sections are duly protected.:

4. The Committee shall meet at least once a year and submit a detailed annual report for the State, including District-wise data of Cable operators registered within the State and estimated number of TV homes/viewers in the State, to the Ministry of information & Broadcasting, Government of India, before 31st December each year.

District Level Monitoring Committee

Government, therefore, hereby constitute the District Level Committee for effective implementation of the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, with the following Members and the District Collectors shall preside over the meeting: 

i. The District Collector

ii. Superintendent of Police

iii. Deputy Commissioner (CT) or his representative

iv. District Public Relations Officer

3. The functions of the District Level Monitoring Committee are as follows:-

i. To see whether District / Local Committees have been formed and meeting regularly.

ii. To see whether the Authorised Officers are effectively performing their
duties.

iii. To see how many cases are handled by them and what decisions are arrived at.

iv. To give suggestion/guidance to District/Local Level Committee.

v. To take decision on the matters referred to it by District/Local Level Committee.

vi. To collect data/information from District/Local Level Committee and forward it to secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting Government of India.

vii. To recommend action and forward complaints against satellite channels (National Channels) to the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting through the Chief Secretary of the State in cases of violation of Government of
India’s orders on the Programme and Advertising Codes.

vii. To see that the respect, dignity and self-esteem of Children & Women and other sections are duly protected.

Telangana State & District Monitoring Committee Cable Television Network

Constitution of District Level Monitoring Committee for effective implementation of the Cable Television Network (Regulation) Act, 1995- Orders REVENUE (CT-II) DEPARTMENT G.O.MS.No. 183 Dated: 21-07-2016 Read:- D.O.Letter No. 4/4/2013-PMU(DAS) , dt. 30-05-2016 from the Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India, New Delhi, addressed to the Chief Secretary to Govt., Telangana State.


About Pavan

Advocate, Journalist and Founder of Telangana Navanirmana Sena From Mahabubnagar,Telangana State, India Email Me -- pavan@tgnns.com

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